Recreation Report for July 28-31, 2007
July 28, 2007
Deer Valley Resort
The Deer Valley Music Festival will present the Utah Symphony and Bravo Broadway July 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. General admission tickets are $30 for adults, $12 for youth, $20 for students and a family pass is $85. Reserved tickets are $60. For more information, contact the Utah Symphony at (801) 533-6683, or visit http://www.utahsymphonyandopera.org .
The resort also offers lift-served mountain biking and hiking throughout the summer. For more information, call 649-1000 or log onto http://www.deervalley.com
Park City Mtn. Resort
All trails at Park City Mountain Resort are open for lift-served mountain biking and hiking. The Alpine Slide and Coaster are open. The Jupiter Peak Steeplechase is scheduled for Aug. 11. Call 800-222-7275 or log onto http://www.parkcitymountain.com
The Canyons Resort
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The inaugural Park City Prefect 10 Mountain Bike Race will take place today, July 28. The race began at the Resort Village at 7a.m. and finishes at 5 p.m.
Alpine Disc Golf, recreational mountain biking and hiking via the tram is available. The weekly Farmers’ Market runs every Wednesday from 2-7 p.m. For more information, call 649-5400 or log onto http://www.thecanyons.com
Rates for the Park City Golf Club are $32 for residents to walk or $46 with a golf cart. Non-residents pay $43 to walk and $57 with a cart. Rates apply to 18 holes. The course will open daily from about 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weather permitting. The driving range will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 615-5800.
Even though there’s been some rain, the heat has made the trails dusty. Bring lots of water on the trails.
There are people in the Deer Valley/Empire Pass area, which can make for a dangerous situation with all the heavy construction. The main trails that are closed are TG 1, TG 2 and Mid Mountain. The Empire Link is an alternative with only 500-feet of elevation change. Mid Mountain Trail at The Colony is all passable. Trails are now in mid-to late summer condition. For more information, call 649-6839 or visit: http://www.mountaintrails.org. The 2007 Annual Trail Map, including trails new this summer, is available. If walking the dog, please pack a bag or provide other means for picking up after it.
Fyfishradio.com is putting on a Fly-fishing Fantasy Camp, from Aug. 17-19 on the East Fork of the Bear River and on three lakes in the Uinta Mountains. Workshops and classes include fly tying, casting, entomology, boat training and trout behavior. Registration for the three-day camp is $390, which includes meals and walled tent with a cot. The one-day fee is $65 and a two-day Scout camp (Scouts accompanied by a leader or guardian) is available for $15. Visit flyfishfantasycamp.com for more information.
Jordanelle State Park
The park is open for camping, hiking and boating. Camping is $15 for hook-ups and $18 for full hook-ups. Day passes are $9. All RV loops are open. All ramps are operating on the Jordanelle Reservoir. All state parks are asking for cooperation in limiting the spread of Quagga and Zebra mussels by spraying your boats.
Park City Ice Arena
The Park City Ice Arena is open for public skate sessions ($5.25 kids, $5.75 adults), drop-in hockey ($7.50/$8.50) and private skills classes for $12. rentals are available for $3. See the schedule online at http://www.pcice.com or call 435-615-5700.
Arts Festival Doubles Volleyball Tournament:
Park City Recreation is hosting its annual Arts Festival doubles volleyball tournament on Saturday, Aug 4. For more information, log on to http://www.uova.com.